Google to add 'news feed' to website and app

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Google is adding a personalised Facebook-style news feed to its homepage – Google.com -to show users content they may be interested in before they search. It will display news stories,... Read More

Google Glass smart eyewear returns

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Google is to sell a revamped version of its smart glasses to businesses, more than two years after the original version of the product was cancelled. The company said Glass... Read More

Google not liable for back taxes in France

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Google will not have to pay 1.1bn euros (£970m) in back taxes, after the technology giant won a legal case brought by the French authorities. A court in Paris ruled... Read More

Google DeepMind NHS medical trial broke UK privacy law

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A UK hospital did not do enough to protect the privacy of patients when it shared data with Google, the UK’s Information Commission (ICO) has ruled. The ICO censured the... Read More

Google hit with record EU fine over Shopping service

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Google has been fined 2.42bn euros ($ 2.7bn; £2.1bn) by the European Commission after it ruled the company had abused its power by promoting its own shopping comparison service at... Read More

Google to let publishers charge users for ad-blockers

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Google will let publishers ask people who use ad-blockers to either enable advertising or make a payment to view content without ads. “Funding Choices” will roll out first in North... Read More

Google AI defeats human Go champion

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Google’s DeepMind AlphaGo artificial intelligence has defeated the world’s number one Go player Ke Jie. AlphaGo secured the victory after winning the second game in a three-part match. DeepMind founder... Read More

Google DeepMind patient app legality questioned

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The head of the Department of Health’s National Data Guardian (NDG) has criticised the NHS for the deal it struck with Google’s DeepMind over sharing patient data. In a letter... Read More

Google Street View used to discover 'lost' cycle ways

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A vast network of forgotten cycle ways across the UK has been rediscovered with the help of Google Street View. Historian and cycling enthusiast Carlton Reid found the routes, which... Read More

Google Docs users hit by phishing scam

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Google says it has stopped a phishing email that reached about a million of its users. The scam claimed to come from Google Docs – a service that allows people... Read More